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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Birmingham, AL (BHM)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Birmingham (Fairbanks International Airport – Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport) is 3309 miles / 5325 kilometers / 2875 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Birmingham (BHM) is 4163 miles / 6699 kilometers and travel time by car is about 74 hours 8 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Birmingham.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM).

How far is Birmingham from Fairbanks?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Fairbanks and Birmingham. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3308.747 miles
  • 5324.912 kilometers
  • 2875.223 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 3303.025 miles
  • 5315.704 kilometers
  • 2870.251 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Fairbanks International Airport
City: Fairbanks, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAI
ICAO Code: PAFA
Coordinates: 64°48′54″N, 147°51′21″W

B Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport
City: Birmingham, AL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BHM
ICAO Code: KBHM
Coordinates: 33°33′46″N, 86°45′12″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Birmingham is 3 hours. Birmingham is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Birmingham, AL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 371 kg (819 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Birmingham (BHM).

Distance:
3309
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3309

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